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Clive Toye
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Clive Toye

2003 Inductee

1971 - 1977

President and General Manager of the New York Cosmos

1984 - 1985

President of the NASL


Founder of the Third ASL

The New York Cosmos general manager credited with turning that league’s fortunes around when he signed Pele to a contract in 1975. Toye, who was born in England and came to the United States in 1967 at the age of 33, was president of three North American Soccer League teams, the Cosmos, Chicago Sting and Toronto Blizzard, and general manager of the Baltimore Bays. Was an official of the NASL in helping it through its crisis year of 1969 and in its final months in 1985, and helped to found the third American Soccer League in 1988. Inducted in 2003.

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